IT Senior Auditor

Date: Nov 1, 2022

Location: San Juan, PR

At Popular, we offer a wide variety of services and financial solutions to serve our communities in the Island and abroad. As employees, we are dedicated to making our customers dreams come true by offering financial solutions in each stage of their life. Our extensive trajectory demonstrates the resiliency and determination of our employees to innovate, reach for the right solutions and strongly support the communities we serve; this is why we value their diverse skills, experiences and backgrounds.


Are you ready for a rewarding career?

Over 7,900 men and women in Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands and the United States work at Popular.

Come and join our community!

General Description

Conducts audits of systems, applications, and general technology related processes to validate whether appropriate controls are in place that promote the safeguard of assets, accuracy of data, operational efficiency, and compliance with applicable regulations.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Performs interviews and walkthroughs in a professional manner to gain understanding of the process around systems or applications in the audit scope.

Analyzes data gathered to evaluate the design effectiveness of controls established by Management and develops program to test operating effectiveness as applicable.

Through various data querying, programing, and scripting techniques, plans, writes, and tests repeatable programs required to obtain information needed or to detect exceptions as required.

In coordination with Audit Supervisor and Manager, prepares, discuss, and submit audit findings and recommendations and helps prepare audit report.

Minimum Education

Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or Information Systems


Experience (3+ years) in internal or external auditing, or information technology; preferably in financial institutions. Internship experience welcomed.

Certifications / Licenses

Certified Internal Auditor (CIA)
Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA)

Other Qualifications

Comprehensive understanding of internal control environments within the IT function.

Understanding of information security standards, best practices for securing computer systems, and applicable laws and regulations.

Knowledge of internal auditing, internal controls, risk management, and finance and accounting practices and methods.

Outstanding interpersonal and communications skills (verbal / written); ability to communicate effectively with technical and non-technical audiences, in both English and Spanish.

Experience with multiple technology domains including aspects of Windows / Office 365, web and/or database management, software development, networking, and automation.

Available to travel as needed.
Working knowledge of: MS Office: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, ACL or Arbutus, and Database Querying (SQL).
Excellent people skills to develop and maintain good relationships with auditees, anticipate their needs, present alternatives, and provide follow-up to the agreements reached.
Ability to work under pressure to meet deadlines.
Excellent organizational skills to work with multiple things and comply with established deadlines.

Excellent leadership and teamwork skills.

Results-driven and proactive.


Analytical Discipline
Business Excellence
Change Agent
Collaboration & Teamwork
Customer Centric
Self Development

Additional Information

The information provided here is only a general guide as to the nature of the position and does not constitute an exact description of the goals, tasks, duties and responsibilities of the position. The specific details of each position are described in the employee’s performance evaluation.

Important: The candidate must provide evidence of academic preparation or courses related to the job posting.


Popular requires all employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by the first day of work. We will require you to provide a copy of your COVID-19 Vaccination Record Card. (1)

(1)  In general, people are considered fully vaccinated: ±

       2 weeks after their second dose in a 2-dose series, such as the Pfizer or Moderna vaccines, or

       2 weeks after a single-dose vaccine, such as Johnson & Johnson's Janssen vaccine


Popular may provide vaccination exemptions for medical or pregnancy reasons, or due to a sincerely held religious belief or practice, unless doing so would impose an undue hardship to Popular or pose a direct threat to the health and safety of others. If you wish to request a vaccination exemption or have a disability and need assistance with the application process, please contact us at This email inbox is monitored for such types of requests only. All information you provide will be kept confidential and will be used only to the extent required to provide needed exemptions or reasonable accommodations. Any other correspondence will not receive a response.


As Puerto Rico’s leading financial institution, we reaffirm our commitment to offer essential financial services and solutions for our customers at all times, including during emergency situations and/or natural disasters. Popular’s employees are considered essential workers, whose role is critical in the continuity of these important services even under such circumstances. By applying to this position, you acknowledge that Popular may require your services during and immediately after any such events.





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